XiR M8660i / XiR M8668i


With this dynamic evolution of MOTOTRBO digital two-way radios, you’re better connected, safer and more productive. The XiR M8600i Series is designed for the skilled professional who refuses to compromise. With high performance integrated voice and data, and advanced features for efficient operation, these next-generation radios deliver complete connectivity to your organisation.

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The MOTOTRBO XiR M8600i Series is a family of DMR-standard digital radios that delivers operationscritical voice and data communications. Bluetooth® audio lets you talk without wires, integrated Wi-Fi enables remote software updates, and indoor and outdoor location-tracking capabilities give you total visibility of your resources. With support for trunking as well as legacy analogue technology, you can keep your organisation connected as it grows.


Safeguard your staff with responsive push-to-talk technology. The quick access buttons on XiR M8600i Series radios can summon help with one touch, using Transmit Interrupt to clear a channel when necessary. A range of safe driving accessories allow your workers to communicate hands-free, and Text-to-Speech technology helps your drivers keep their eyes on the road.


Text messaging and Work Order Ticketing simplify complex communications, and data capabilities support advanced applications. Featuring a high power audio amplifier, these radios deliver loud, clear speech, with background noise cancellation for better intelligibility. XiR M8600i Series radios are also ideal as a dispatch solution, with desktop microphones and a rugged, durable design for everyday use.

  • Integrated Wi-Fi
  • Over-the-air software updates
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • Indoor location tracking
  • Multi-constellation GNSS for increased location accuracy
General Specifications
Alphanumeric Model
Model Number XiR M8668i / XiR M8660i*
Band VHF 350 UHF Band 1 UHF Band 2 500
Frequency 136-174 MHz 350-400 MHz 403-470 MHz 450-527 MHz 806-825 MHz, 851-870 MHz
Low Power Output 1-25 W/td> 1-25 W
High Power Output 25-45W 1-40W 25-40W 1-40W 10-35W
Channel Spacing 12.5, 25 kHz
Channel Capacity 1000
Dimensions (H x W x D) 53 x 175 x 206 mm
Weight 1.8 kg
Power Supply (Nominal) 12 V
Weight, Radio + Standard Battery 341 g
Max Current Drain, Standby 0.8 A
Max Current Drain, Receive 2 A
Power Supply (Nominal) 7.5 V
Frequency Stability ± 0.5 ppm
Max Current Drain, Transmit (Low Power) 11 A 11 A
Max Current Drain, Transmit (High Power) 14.5 A 14.5 A 14.5 A 14.5 A 12 A
Transmitter Specifications
4FSK Digital Modulation 12.5 kHz Data: 7K60F1D and 7K60FXD, 12.5 kHz Voice: 7K60F1E and 7K60FXE, Combination of 12.5 kHz Voice and Data: 7K60F1W
Digital Protocol ETSI TS 102 361-1, -2, -3
Conducted/Radiated Emissions (TIA603D) -36 dBm < 1GHz, -30 dBm > 1GHz
Adjacent Channel Power 60 dB (12.5 kHz channel), 70 dB (25 kHz channel)
Frequency Stability ± 0.5 ppm
Receiver Specifications
Analogue Sensitivity (12dB SINAD) 0.3 uV (0.22 uV typical)
Digital Sensitivity (5% BER) 0.25 uV (0.19 uV typical)
Intermodulation (TIA603D) VHF : 78dB UHF1, UHF2, 350, 800 : 75dB
Adjacent Channel Selectivity, (TIA603A)-1T VHF : 65 dB (12.5 kHz channel), 80 dB (25 kHz channel)
UHF1, UHF2, 350, 800 : 65 dB (12.5 kHz channel), 75 dB (25 kHz channel)
Adjacent Channel Selectivity, (TIA603D)-2T & (TIA603C)-2T VHF : 50 dB (12.5 kHz channel), 80 dB (25 kHz channel)
UHF1, UHF2, 350, 800 : 50 dB (12.5 kHz channel), 75 dB (25 kHz channel)
Spurious Rejection (TIA603D) VHF : 80 dB
UHF1, UHF2, 350, 800 : 75 dB
Audio Specifications
Digital Vocoder Type AMBE+2™
Audio Response TIA603D
Rated Audio 3 W (internal speaker)
7.5 W (external 8 ohm speaker)
13 W (external 4 ohm speaker)
Audio Distortion at Rated Audio 3%
Hum and Noise -40 dB (12.5 kHz channel), -45 dB (25 kHz channel)
Conducted Spurious Emissions (TIA603D) -57 dBm
Bluetooth Specifications
Version 4.0
Range Class 2, 10 m
Supported Profiles Bluetooth Headset Profile (HSP), Serial Port Profile (SPP), Motorola fast push-to-talk.
Simultaneous Connections 1 x audio accessory and 1 x data device
Permanent Discoverable Mode Optional
GNSS Specifications
Constellation Support GPS, BEIDOU
Time To First Fix, Cold Start < 60 s
Time To First Fix, Hot Start < 10 s
Horizontal Accuracy < 5 m
Wi-Fi Specifications
Standards Supported IEEE 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Security Protocol Supported WPA, WPA-2, WEP
Maximum Number of SSIDs 128 (64 for Numeric Models)
Hazloc Certification

UL-Approved to TIA-4950 for use in Hazardous Locations, Division 1, Class I, II, III, Groups C,D,E, F, G; Division 2, Class1, Groups A,B,C,D when properly equipped with Motorola UL-Approved battery.

² Typical battery life, 5/5/90 profile at maximum transmitter power with GNSS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and Option Board applications disabled. Actual observed runtimes may vary
³Radio only. Specialised low-temperature battery required for operation below -10 °C. Specifications are subject to change without notice. All specifications shown are typical values.

Military Standards
Low Pressure 500.1 I 500.2 II 500.3 II 500.4 II 500.5 II
High Temp 501.1 I, II 501.2 I/A1, II/A1 501.3 I/A1, II/A1 501.4 I/Hot, II/Hot 501.5 I/A1, II/A1
Low Temp 502.1 I 502.2 I/C3, II/C1 502.3 I/C3, II/C1 502.4 I/C3, II/C1 502.5 I/C3, II/C1
Temp Shock 503.1 I 503.2 A1/C3 503.3 A1/C3 503.4 I 503.5 I-C
Solar Radiation 505.1 II 505.2 I/Hot-Dry 505.3 I/Hot-Dry 505.4 I/Hot-Dry 505.5 I/A1
Rain 506.1 I, II 506.2 I, II 506.3 I, II 506.4 I, III 506.5 I, III
Humidity 507.1 II 507.2 II/Hot-Humid 507.3 II/Hot-Humid 507.4 507.5 II/Hot-Humid
Salt Fog 509.1 I 509.2 I 509.3 I 509.4 509.5
Dust 510.1 I, II 510.2 I, II 510.3 I, II 510.4 I, II 510.5 I, II
Vibration 514.2 VIII/CatF/ CurveW, XI 514.3 I/Cat10, II/ Cat3 514.4 I/Cat10, III/ Cat3 514.5 I/Cat24, II/ Cat5 514.6 I/Cat24, II/ Cat5
Shock 516.2 I, II 516.3 I, IV 516.4 I, IV 516.5 I, IV 516.6 I, V, VI